Honoring Diversity

The Medical College of Wisconsin prides itself on being an inclusive community where all individuals are valued and respected. We are committed to recognizing, understanding and appreciating the variety of individual differences that make up our community because we know that these differences make our community stronger and more vibrant. The diversity of MCW continues to be an important source of innovative ideas and creative accomplishments.

Throughout the year, we aim to celebrate the stories and histories of ethnic and cultural identities because together, all of these stories make up the larger United States narrative. We hope that through these stories and vignettes, we can honor the diversity of our faculty, staff and students and promote inclusion for all those who make up our community.

We would like members of the MCW community to answer four questions on your cultural/group identity. Answers will be shared in future stories.

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1. What does the heritage and/or history of your cultural/group identity mean to you?

2. What about your cultural/group identity makes you most proud?

3. How might people connect and learn more about your cultural/group identity?

4. What are your hopes for the future of your cultural/group identity?

 

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Native American Heritage Month 2016

Native American Heritage Month 2016

Nov. 9 - In honor of Native American Heritage Month, which runs throughout November, the Medical College of Wisconsin is highlighting and celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of individuals whose ancestors are American Indian.

MCW Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association named Chapter of the Year for third time

MCW Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association named Chapter of the Year for third time

Oct. 7 - The MCW chapter of the Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association (APAMSA) was awarded “Chapter of the Year” out of 87 active national chapters. This is the third year the MCW chapter received these honors.

MCW celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

MCW celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Oct. 3 - In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the Medical College of Wisconsin is publishing a series of stories that highlight and celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of individuals whose ancestors came from Spain, Portugal, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. We also will post a vignette that highlights a Hispanic member of the MCW community.

Hispanic Heritage Month video vignette-Jose Palomares

Hispanic Heritage Month video vignette – Jose Palomares

In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the Medical College of Wisconsin is publishing a series of stories and vignette that highlight and celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of individuals whose ancestors came from Spain, Portugal, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. In today’s video, Jose Palomares, M2, discusses the positive impact his heritage has had on his beliefs and work ethic.

MCW celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Sept. 20 - In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the Medical College of Wisconsin is publishing a series of stories that highlight and celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of individuals whose ancestors came from Spain, Portugal, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. We also will post a vignette that highlights a Hispanic member of the MCW community.

Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month 2016

Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month 2016 continues

May 16 - In honor of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of May. The vignettes highlight some of our Asian-Pacific faculty, staff and students and the contributions they have made. The stories highlight MCW programs that address health problems that impact Asian-Pacific populations disproportionately.

Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month 2016 – Interview with Dr. Judy E. Kim

May 12 - In honor of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of May. In today’s video, Judy E. Kim, MD, professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences, discusses her research, the responsibility she feels as a Korean-American in medicine, and what she has learned from her travels around the world.

Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month 2016

May 2 - In honor of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of May. The vignettes highlight some of our Asian-Pacific faculty, staff and students and the contributions they have made. The stories highlight MCW programs that address health problems that impact Asian-Pacific populations disproportionately.

Women’s History Month 2016 – education efforts

March 28 - In honor of Women’s History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted online during the month of March. The vignettes highlight some of our women faculty, staff and students and the contributions they have made. The stories also highlight MCW programs that improve women’s health or help develop female students, physicians, researchers, educators and leaders. All of the vignettes and stories will be added to the MCW Honoring Diversity Web page as they are published. This story focuses on our education efforts.

Women’s History Month 2016 – patient care efforts

Mar. 14 - In honor of Women’s History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted online during the month of March. The vignettes highlight some of our women faculty, staff and students and the contributions they have made. The stories also highlight MCW programs that improve women’s health or help develop female students, physicians, researchers, educators and leaders.

Women’s History Month 2016

Mar. 1 - In honor of Women’s History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted online during the month of March. The vignettes highlight some of our women faculty, staff and students and the contributions they have made. The stories also highlight MCW programs that improve women’s health or help develop female students, physicians, researchers, educators and leaders.

Black History Month 2016

Feb. 24 - In honor of Black History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that are being posted on InfoScope during the month of February. The vignettes highlight some of our African American and Black faculty and staff and the contributions they have made. The stories highlight MCW programs that improve the health of underserved populations (including African American and Black), offer these populations improved access to healthcare and education, and reduce health disparities.

Black History Month 2016 – Interview with Paris Eason

Feb. 24 - Paris Eason, in the office of postdoctoral education, discusses her job, her office and the journey that led her to MCW.

Black History Month celebration and physician recognition dinner held Feb. 15

Feb. 19 - On Feb. 15, the Student National Medical Association’s (SNMA) hosted a Black History Month Celebration and Physician Recognition Dinner at MCW. More than 100 students, staff, faculty and community members attended the event in the MCW Alumni Center.

Black History Month 2016 – Interview with Floyd Rose III

Feb. 17 - In honor of Black History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted online during the month of February.

Black History Month 2016

Feb. 1 - In honor of Black History Month, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope during the month of February. The vignettes highlight some of our African American and Black faculty and staff and the contributions they have made. The stories highlight MCW programs that improve the health of underserved populations (including African American and Black), offer these populations improved access to health care and education, and reduce health disparities. All of the vignettes and stories will be added to MCW’s Honoring Diversity Web page as they are published. This story highlights a few of the programs within our research and patient care missions.

Comments / Ratings

Title:
Honoring Diversity Program
By:
Britt Asbach
Date:
04-06-2015  4:07:11 PM
Comment:

Please include the disability community in your honoring diversity program. There are many talented faculty and staff working here that have a disability and deserve to be included in your program.

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